All future 2012 events

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January
Sydney Festival Opening Night   View Summary
7 January 2012

The heart of the city is again transformed for Festival First Night - an extravaganza that invites everyone to experience Sydney in spectacular and surprising new ways. All are welcome, big and small. And it's all free.

The Sydney Festival is organised independently of the University of Sydney.

 
Indigenous Scholars program: Sydney Science Experience   View Summary
11 January 2012 to 13 January 2012

Registrations are now closed.

The Scholars Program provides funding for talented current Yr 9 and Yr 10 students to attend the 3 day Sydney Science Experience.

Please note: this is NOT an overnight camp. Students will need to make their way to and from the university each day of the camp.

 
February
Successful Learning Conference submission cutoff   View Summary
7 February 2012
The Successful Learning conference organising committee is calling for proposals for 60 minute workshop presentations.
 
March
Staff meeting at Bass HS   View Summary
19 March 2012
Compass staff to attend.
 
Sir Joseph Banks HS Year 7 Campus visit   View Summary
20 March 2012

Year 7 campus visit

Buses arrive 9.45 a.m.
Buses depart 1.00 p.m.

 
Staff meeting at Yagoona PS   View Summary
20 March 2012
Compass staff to attend.
 
FP&E and Animation Consultation Meetings   View Summary
22 March 2012

The following meeting times have been confirmed for schedule consultation with Sylvia Utami and Jack McGrath:

  • Athelstane PS 10:00 AM
  • Kogarah PS 11:30 AM
  • Kogarah IEC 12:40 PM
  • Bexley PS 2:30 PM
 
FP&E and Animation Consultation Meetings   View Summary
23 March 2012

The following meeting times have been confirmed for schedule consultation with Sylvia Utami and Jack McGrath:

  • Marrickville HS 1:00 PM
 
Condell Park PS Staff Meeting   View Summary
28 March 2012
Compass staff to attend
 
April
Multilit (Word Up) Begins   View Summary
30 April 2012
The Multilit program begins in Week 2 of Term 2
 
May
Kogarah High School does Kickstart Physics   View Summary
1 May 2012

HSC Physics made accessible for students and teachers. Get inside the experiments, including Generators, Cathode ray tubes and the Wilson cloud chamber. See the experiments of Hertz, Lenz, J.J. Thompson, Einstein and more. All in the setting of a real Physics Lab in the historic Physics Building at the University of Sydney.

 
Bubblewrap and Boxes   View Summary
2 May 2012

Panania PS at 10:30 AM
Condell Park PS at 12:30 PM

 
Year 3 Introduction to University Day   View Summary
2 May 2012
Year 3 students are invited to get a taste of life on campus. Students have the opportunity to attend their first lecture, speak with uni students and participate in a range of fun workshops.
 
Bubblewrap and Boxes   View Summary
3 May 2012

Picnic Pt PS 10:30 AM
Revesby Sth 12:30 PM

 
Westfields Sports HS Staff Meeting   View Summary
9 May 2012
Compass staff to attend
 
Year 10-12 parents University of Sydney Information Evening   View Summary
9 May 2012

We are pleased to invite our Compass partner high schools to a University of Sydney Information Evening for Year 10-12 parents, students and teachers at Revesby Workers Club.

This is a chance to hear information on going to uni and the University of Sydney, and features special guest Corey Payne of the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Future Direction Network.

Registration is ESSENTIAL and places are limited, so get in quickly!

Register via the Student Recruitment website here.

Members of the Compass of the team will be attending on the night, and we look forward to the chance to meet more of your students, parents, and teachers and let them know about the opportunties available to them. We hope to see you there.

 
Westfields Sports HS - Year Ten Study Skills on-campus workshop   View Summary
10 May 2012
 
The Gruffalo's Child   View Summary
17 May 2012

Marrickville West PS 10:00 AM
Bexley PS 10:00 AM
(Numbers to be confirmed)

 
The Gruffalo's Child   View Summary
18 May 2012

Yagoona PS 10:00 AM

 
Reconciliation week   View Summary
27 May 2012 to 3 June 2012

Each year Reconciliation Week is held between 27 May and 3 June to commemorate two very important dates in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian relations - the 1967 referendum and the anniversary of the Eddie Mabo high court decision.

The University of Sydney's Koori Centre typically observes Reconciliation Week with a calendar of events, including the Sea of Hands installation.

Watch Compass Directions for more information about how your school can get involved with the activities on campus.

 
Bindjareb Pinjarra   View Summary
29 May 2012

Marrickville West PS 10:30 AM
Wattawa PS 10.30 AM

 
Year 7 & 8 Indigenous Experience Day   View Summary
30 May 2012

Programs and registration information will be sent the week commencing 7th May.

 
Bindjareb Pinjarra   View Summary
31 May 2012

Athelstane PS 10:30 AM

 
June
Reconciliation week   View Summary
27 May 2012 to 3 June 2012

Each year Reconciliation Week is held between 27 May and 3 June to commemorate two very important dates in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian relations - the 1967 referendum and the anniversary of the Eddie Mabo high court decision.

The University of Sydney's Koori Centre typically observes Reconciliation Week with a calendar of events, including the Sea of Hands installation.

Watch Compass Directions for more information about how your school can get involved with the activities on campus.

 
Bass High School Year 7 campus visit   View Summary
7 June 2012
Bass High School Year 7 campus visit
 
Fairfield High School Year Ten Study Skills Workshop   View Summary
15 June 2012
Fairfield High School Year Ten Study Skills Workshop
 
Musica VIVA - Song Safari   View Summary
21 June 2012

Music, drama, and PDHPE teachers may be interested in these professional learning courses from Musica Viva.

You can register for these workshops via the Compass website.

 
Parent Campus Visit   View Summary
28 June 2012
 
August
Musica VIVA - Rhythm Safari   View Summary
8 August 2012

Music, drama, and PDHPE teachers may be interested in these professional learning courses from Musica Viva.

You can register for these workshops via the Compass website.

 
University of Sydney Open Day   View Summary
25 August 2012

On Saturday 25 August the University throws open its doors, inviting you to explore the campus, learn about the hundreds of courses on offer, and discover what life at Sydney is really like.

Download the program from the University website here.

 
Musica VIVA - Song Safari   View Summary
30 August 2012

Music, drama, and PDHPE teachers may be interested in these professional learning courses from Musica Viva.

You can register for these workshops via the Compass website.

 
Parent Campus Visit   View Summary
30 August 2012
Parent Campus Visit
 
October
Successful Learning Conference   View Summary
8 October 2012 to 9 October 2012

This annual conference focuses on issues and developments in the provision of quality education for students K-12 who experience difficulties learning in a mainstream classroom setting. Areas addressed will include literacy and numeracy, accountability and assessment, behaviour management and social skills instruction.

Participants may attend this conference as a stand-alone event, or as part of the Certificate in Educational Studies (Learning Support). More information about the certificate program for 2012 will be available early in the new year.

 
Kogarah High School: Year 10 Study Skills workshop   View Summary
16 October 2012
Kogarah High School Study Skills workshop for year 10 students.
 
Moorebank High School: Year 7 campus visit   View Summary
18 October 2012
Moore Bank High School year 7 students to visit campus.
 
Bass High School: Year 10 Study Skills workshop   View Summary
19 October 2012
Bass High School Study Skills workshop for year 10 students.
 
Parent Campus Visit   View Summary
28 October 2012
Campus Parent Visit
 
Bridges to Higher Education Parents Campus Visit - University of Sydney   View Summary
28 October 2012
The five universities of the Bridges to Higher Education network have three campus visits coming up designed specifically for parents. Information provided about getting in, university life, costs, courses, and the support available. Common questions answered, and a campus tour and refreshments provided.
 
November
Revesby South Public School: Open Night for Parents   View Summary
7 November 2012
Compass staff to attend.
 
Kogarah and Marrickville Intensive Language Centres: Year 7 campus visit   View Summary
9 November 2012
Year 7 campus visit for Kogarah & Marrickville Intensive Language Centres.
 
Bridges to Higher Education Parents Campus Visit - The University of Technology, Sydney   View Summary
13 November 2012
The five universities of the Bridges to Higher Education network have three campus visits coming up designed specifically for parents. Information provided about getting in, university life, costs, courses, and the support available. Common questions answered, and a campus tour and refreshments provided.
 
Compass Showcase   View Summary
24 November 2012
The showcase is an opportunity for school communities to present and celebrate the work they've done with us over the year.
 
December
Bridges to Higher Education Parents Campus Visit - The University of Western Sydney   View Summary
13 December 2012
The five universities of the Bridges to Higher Education network have three campus visits coming up designed specifically for parents. Information provided about getting in, university life, costs, courses, and the support available. Common questions answered, and a campus tour and refreshments provided.